New Zealand startup Parkable, which enables drivers to find and pay for a parking spot via an app, has acquired Brisbane outfit Park Genie.
Oneflare is continuing to consolidate the home services market, acquiring on-demand cleaning services marketplace TidyMe.
Accounting software company Xero has acquired Canadian startup Hubdoc for an initial fee of US$60 million ($80.87 million) that consists of 35 percent cash and 65 percent in Xero stock.
Fairfax-backed Oneflare has acquired Sydney-based UrbanYou, a platform facilitating the booking of home services such as cleaning and gardening on-demand.
German startup giant Rocket Internet has acquired Australian online corporate catering business Order-In. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Data registries and analytics business Illion, formerly Dun & Bradstreet, has acquired Adelaide fintech startup Proviso as it gears up for the arrival of Australia’s open banking regime.
Afterpay has announced a partnership with Trade Me that will see the startup’s ‘buy now, pay later’ offering rolled out to Trade Me merchants.
Accounting software company MYOB has announced its intent to acquire Paycorp, a payment processing provider, for $48 million.
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